Financial Analyst - Americas


The Americas Financial Analyst is responsible for aspects of internal management reporting, financing planning and forecasting within the Americas Region. The position will interface with all levels in the Americas business providing management with the necessary analysis, insight, and advice to support business decisions and strategic growth initiatives. The position will report into the Senior Americas Regional Analyst and will have significant exposure to the CFO, Global Finance team and Americas functional leadership.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Review / report monthly operating performance of the business and provide in-depth analyses to global management on P&L and balance sheet performance results (variances versus budget, forecast and prior year)
  • Key contributor to the annual budget and monthly forecast processes
  • Monthly tracking, analysis and reporting of organic business as well as stand-alone M&A results
  • Owner of the working capital budget / forecast process for the region
  • Assist in preparing presentations on monthly and quarterly basis for senior level leadership
  • Prepare weekly Net Sales and EBITDA outlook for executive leadership
  • Support regional process improvement initiatives such as best practice development and procedural documentation
  • Responsible for the weekly cash flow process working closely with the Treasury team ( 30%-50% of the time).
  • Generate financial data for ad-hoc high-value strategic projects which will include revenue enhancement opportunities and cost reduction efforts
  • Aid in the training and continued development financial reporting systems and processes including SAP, SAP Business Warehouse and Microsoft Business Intelligence


  • Minimum of 2-3 years of work experience in financial planning and analysis, corporate finance, consulting or accounting
  • Degree(s): Bachelor degree from a leading institution in Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline
  • MBA / CPA / CMA a plus
  • Experience working for a leading global manufacturing business, in a public company or private equity backed company environment

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting and corporate finance
  • Exceptional financial acumen including strong analytical, financial modelling, budgeting, and forecasting skills
  • Focused, organized, results-oriented individual
  • Superior problem solving and analytical skills (both quantitative and qualitative)
  • Successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, able to achieve high impact
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts in a clear and concise manner to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Exceptional proficiency in financial modeling in Excel
  • Solid PowerPoint and presentation development skills
  • Experience with SAP, Business Warehouse and Microsoft Business Intelligence a plus
  • Minimal travel required 10%


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